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Charness, Jordan W.

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Partner Phone: 514.878.1808
Fax: 514.817.1149
E-mail: info@charnesslaw.com

Jordan W. Charness is a partner and resides in the firm’s Canadian office.  Listed in Canadian Who’s Who, he has been practicing since 1985. He is an accomplished trial lawyer who has successfully represented some of the worlds largest companies before the courts. His legal advice is sought after by clients at all stages of their legal situations. An expert negotiator, his advice has solved many of his clients problems before they escalated into court litigation.

Whether the client is a large corporation, small or medium size business or private individual , he explains your rights in a way that you can understand perfected in over 18 years of giving legal advice live on a weekly basis on Montreal’s top radio stations. He is currently the on air legal analyst appearing live at the anchor desk of CTV television. He wrote a weekly column in The Montreal Gazette, Canada’s oldest daily newspaper and is the author of hundreds of published articles and a best selling book. He is a professor of law (part time) at John Abbot College and is also a Member of the Board of the Shriners Hospital for Children.

Firm History

Founded in 1925 by I.J. Charness Q.C., Charness, Charness & Charness LLP is a boutique law firm able to assist its clients in all areas of creditor’s rights and protection of position. With its associates located in all major metropolitan areas, the firm provides legal representation across Canada. They have the ability to deliver services in both of Canada’s official languages.-English and French.

Charness Charness and Charness LLP is proud to be Of Council to Wong Fleming and act as their Canadian arm providing clients with seamless North American integration and the same level of service and commitment across the continent.

It’s experience in litigation matters for almost a century enables Charness, Charness & Charness LLP to respond in a timely and effective manner. We have represented clients the world over in first instance, in appeal, and before the Supreme Court.

While highly competent in litigation, its lawyers have been instructed to attempt resolution without protracted litigation whenever possible in order to preserve the reputation and resources of its clients.

Jordan W. Charness, D.C.S., B.A., L.L.L., Barrister and Solicitor, Senior Partner. Listed in Canadian Who’s Who, he brings a wealth of legal knowledge perfected in over 18 years of giving legal advice live on a weekly basis on Montreal’s top radio stations. He is currently the on air legal analyst appearing live at the anchor desk of CTV television and radio. He wrote a weekly column in The Montreal Gazette, Canada’s oldest daily newspaper and is a professor of law (part time) at John Abbot College.

PRACTICE AREAS

  • Debt Collection
  • Wills, Heirs and Estates
  • Business and Corporate

ADMISSIONS

  • Canada

PROFESSIONAL HONORS, AWARDS AND ACTIVITIES

  • Board of Governors and Legal Advisor, Shriners Hospitals for Children
  • Board of Executives, The Free Masons
  • Member, Blue Knights Law Enforcement
  • Vice President, Congregation beth tikvah
  • Executive, Jewish Community Council Montreal
  • Award for Media Commentator and Lawyer (Canada’s Who’s Who 2014)

PUBLICATIONS

  • “Steering you Right” (The Montreal Gazette, 2006)
  • “Living with the Law” (Habitabac)
  • “Steering you Right” (Autos.ca, 2012)

LANGUAGES

  • English
  • French
  • Hebrew

EDUCATION

  • University of Ottowa (1984)
  • McGill University (1981)
  • Vanier College (1978)